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Features: New Recordings

Classical CD Highlights: December
04 Dec 2007
A new Nutcracker Suite and a Christmas-themed choral work by Christopher Rouse usher in the holiday season, while new box sets tempt Maria Callas and Glenn Gould fanatics.

Classical CD Highlights: November
01 Nov 2007
Decca issues a special tribute to the late Luciano Pavarotti, the Tokyo String Quartet continues its Beethoven cycle, and several releases celebrate the music of William Bolcom.

Classical CD Highlights: October
02 Oct 2007 -- This month features a feast of Handel, double helpings of Haydn, Vivaldi and Bruckner, and a reappraisal of a favorite Mozart opera.

Classical CD Highlights: September
07 Sep 2007 -- Several labels head back to basics with Bach, Beethoven and Brahms, while two opera superstars team up for an album of duets.

Classical CD Highlights: August
02 Aug 2007 -- Ian Bostridge begins a Baroque journey, two noted sopranos record Handel's Nine German Arias, Bernarda Fink sings landmarks of French song, and Naxos pays homage to Stravinsky on his 125th birthday.

Classical CD Highlights: July
03 Jul 2007 -- Philippe Herreweghe turns 60 and his fans get three new releases; neglected works by J.S. Bach and Richard Strauss get persuasive new recordings; Stephen Hartke makes opera out of soup bowls.

Classical CD Highlights: June
06 Jun 2007 -- A magnificent recital by Lorraine Hunt Lieberson is back in print, Lang Lang plays Beethoven, and American composers shine in a variety of new releases.

Classical CD Highlights: May
08 May 2007 -- The Chicago Symphony presents the first release on its new in-house label, the late great Slava can be heard again in some of his early recordings, and two Baroque specialists revive Handel rarities.

Classical CD Highlights: April
02 Apr 2007 -- New Mahler and Beethoven cycles get underway this month, a trio of major Brahms releases appears, and Deutsche Grammophon honors Mstislav Rostropovich's 80th birthday with a wide-ranging survey.

Classical CD Highlights: March
02 Mar 2007 -- A young pianist records his first concertos, Schumann gets a pair of noteworthy reappraisals, and a classic Ring reaches its twilight.

Classical CD Highlights: February
04 Feb 2007 -- The new month brings piano music galore and bargain-priced sets sure to appeal to Haydn lovers and Maria Callas fanatics.

Classical CD Highlights: January
03 Jan 2007 -- The new year begins with releases by superstars Anna Netrebko and Lang Lang and music by not-so-famous composers with famous names.

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